Ahirwal, Bhagirath and Banerjee, Gautam (2019) Area Classification and Types of Protection for Explosive Atmospheres. Industrial Safety Chronicle, L (3). pp. 51-55.

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An equipment is designed, manufactured, tested and certified for use in explosive atmospheres is generally known as Ex (Explosion proof) equipment. The area of use these equipment where explosive gas, mist, dust and vapour is categorized into different hazardous areas. Ex equipment is designed by using many protection methods to prevent explosion in hazardous areas. the basic knowledge of area classification (gas group, zone and temperature class), types of protection and source of ignition is mandatory. Based on knowledge, it can be leaded for design, testing, manufacturing, use, inspection, installation and maintenance of Ex equipment to maintain its integrity for safe operation in hazardous area. The paper describes the area classification and types of protection for hazardous areas.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Flame Proof Laboratory
Depositing User: Mr. B. R. Panduranga
Date Deposited: 03 Aug 2020 05:12
Last Modified: 03 Aug 2020 05:12
URI: http://cimfr.csircentral.net/id/eprint/2254

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